red ochre


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red ochre

n
(Elements & Compounds) any of various natural red earths containing ferric oxide: used as pigments
References in classic literature ?
"His stomach is generally full, and his skin is covered with linen and cloth, instead of red ochre and oil.
The garden also features a large pond, and four pergolas will be added, painted in the dark red ochre which is used on old-style Swedish houses.
The warriors then proceed to a nearby river to wash the red ochre paints off their faces and hair.
On Saturday, 67 elders gathered at their shrine, applied red ochre on their cheeks, slaughtered a lamb and threw it into a fire made from dry twigs from the sodom apple.
A winner over hurdles, James Ewart's gelding looked even better over fences when hacking up from Red Ochre on debut over course and distance.
Paintings and archaeological excavations from early Egyptian, Babylonian and Sumerian civilizations confirm that women in these early societies painted their lips with mixtures of hematite and red ochre in vegetable oil or animal fat.
Useful over timber, the gelding will take all the beating with any repeat of his impressive defeat of Red Ochre on his fencing debut at Sedgefield.
The drawing is about 73,000 years old, and shows cross-hatch lines sketched onto stone with red ochre pigment.
Among the artifacts was a small flake of silicate rock, onto which a three-by-six line cross-hatched pattern had been intentionally drawn in red ochre.
For an upscale feast with interesting indigenous produce, try Orana or Red Ochre Grill.
Nothing seems more startling than the way they placed hands against the cold rock and blew red ochre out of their mouths to leave fiery images.
Her body was buried on a bed of antler points and red ochre, and she lay undisturbed for 11,500 years.